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Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

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I have had my Ibook for about 7 or 8 months and the other day it was running really slow so i tried to restart it and now whenever I try to turn it on it says you need to restart your computer. I have no clue what to do, if anyone knows please let me know.
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did you restart the computer? what does the screen look like when it says to restart?

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It starts to load then just comes up with the same message that says you need to restart your computer.
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See if you can start you computer using your OS X cd, put the CD in the drive, then hold C while booting. If you can boot using that, click the Apple menu, then go to disk utility and check your HD.
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That really sounds like a Kernal Panic. Try what mynameis suggested.
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I tried it and nothing happened. It comes to the screen where it says Mac OSX and then it gets up to Waiting for Initialization and then the screen gets a little darker and comes up with that message.
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